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Date: May 3, 2019

Location: McKinney, TX, US

Company: PACCAR

Company Information

PACCAR is a Fortune 200 company established in 1905. PACCAR is a global industry leader in the design and manufacture of premium quality commercial vehicles and engines.  PACCAR commercial vehicles are sold worldwide under the Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF nameplates. PACCAR distributes aftermarket truck parts to its dealers through a worldwide network of Parts Distribution Centers.  Finance and leasing subsidiaries facilitate the sale of PACCAR products in many countries worldwide. PACCAR manufactures and markets industrial winches under the Braden, Carco and Gearmatic nameplates.  PACCAR maintains exceptionally high standards of quality for all of its products; they are well engineered, highly customized for specific applications and sell in the premium segments of their markets where they have a reputation for superior performance and pride of ownership.

Division Information

Dynacraft, a PACCAR Company, is headquartered in McKinney, TX. a suburb of Dallas. Dynacraft is a diversified global manufacturer of PACCAR medium- and heavy-duty truck parts sold under Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF nameplates. For fifty years Dynacraft has provided the company’s truck divisions and PACCAR Parts division with high quality components, subassemblies, and specialized services. Dynacraft has production facilities in Algona, WA, Louisville, KY, and McKinney, TX.

Requisition Summary

Dynacraft is looking for a design engineer to support our current product lines. We need an energetic, creative engineer to help improve our product and service offerings. This position reports to the Engineering Manager is responsible for maintaining business in support of Dynacraft goals and objectives, and will coordinate efforts across several business disciplines. The ability to develop and maintain excellent customer relationships, while demonstrating strong leadership and project management skills are required to be successful. The ideal candidate is experienced in Lean Manufacturing and is proactive in taking action in leading quality and lasting improvements.  Fact-based decision making is a requirement for success.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Model designs for both customers and Dynacraft proprietary products on Pro-Engineer
  • Develop and maintain assembly drawings on truck related components
  • Develop bills of material
  • Conduct product qualification testing and prepare test schedules, reports, and product cost estimates
  • Assist in quoting new business for Dynacraft
  • Resolve issues related to quality or manufacturing
  • Weekly review of new tasks for product change implementation
  • Must work with suppliers to find the best performing products while reducing costs


  • Previous experience with Pro-E or equivalent solid modeling systems
  • Excellent teamwork, and oral and written communications skills
  • Ability to be creative and find unique solutions to keep Dynacraft competitive in all product and service offerings while leveraging Dynacraft’s competitive advantages/core competencies to drive growth
  • Ability to manage multiple projects effectively, while meeting non-negotiable deadlines
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer skills
  • Attention to detail with a “big picture” focus
  • ISO 9001, Advance Product Quality Planning (APQP) and SAP experience preferred
  • Strong leadership skills, emphasizing continuous improvement
  • Demonstrated willingness to learn and make use of new engineering processes and techniques to solve complex technical problems
  • In depth product knowledge in Fluid Flow routings, Axles, Fuel Tanks, and Aftertreatment systems desired.

Education / Training

  • Four-year degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent required
  • 2-4 years Engineering experience required
  • Six Sigma training strongly desired
  • Project Management training strongly desired

Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability.

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

Job Segment: Manufacturing Engineer, ERP, Engineer, Design Engineer, Lean Six Sigma, Engineering, Technology, Management

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